Home Forums Tech Helproom Insert date in Word Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Insert date in Word frenchman96 08:48 23 Nov 2007 Locked When writing letter using Word, I always insert date using the shortcut ctrl-alt-D and I configured it in such a way that when I open a doc, today's date would show.By this I mean that if I open a "saved" letter written last month, todays date will show and that is not practical of course for if I want to copy/scan the letter, the date it was written wont show.Does anyone know how to correct this please. frenchman96 09:22 23 Nov 2007 VogI did that but why would I type in a date? do you mean to insert on a letter I am writing? xania 13:49 23 Nov 2007 Alternatively Insert>Date & Time then select the format you want and make sure that Update Automatically is not checked. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.